BF 152: Introduction to Maple Syrup Production, is an online course from the Cornell Small Farms Program January 17 – February 21, with webinars each Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 7:30pm EST.
Maple syrup production is rapidly growing around the Northeast and offers a sound financial opportunity to utilize woodlots. This course explores the range possibilities of maple sugaring on your land – be it for supplemental income or for your livelihood. Also discussed are “alternative” trees for production, including Birch and Black Walnut.
The course instructor, Mike Farrell, serves as the Director of Cornell University’s Uihlein Forest, a maple syrup research and extension field station in Lake Placid, New York.
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